Tuesday, March 20, 2012

History of the Cemeteries at the Greek Orthodox Cathedral of the Annunciation in Baltimore, Maryland


Greek Orthodox Cathedral of the Annunciation
in Baltimore, Maryland

By Nicholas M. Prevas, Parish Historian

"In Baltimore County, at the head of Gwynn Oak Avenue is Woodlawn, where the Woodlawn Cemetery Company was established in 1903. It was here that the Annunciation Greek Orthodox Community of Baltimore began its first cemetery. Four distinct purchases would occur in the North Avon Section of that cemetery between 1912 and 1940.

The first section, known as the Greek Circle, was acquired in January of 1912......."



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